The effect of ACTH on parturition as defence mechanism stimulator in sows

  • J Ludvigsen
  • Published 1982 in Annales de génétique et de sélection animale


older lambs. All lambs are susceptible to hypothermia but high risk lambs include twins and triplets, lambs which suffer hypoxia during birth, lambs from ewes in poor condition and lambs from very young or very old ewes. Prevention of hypothermia depends on good nutrition during pregnancy and a high standard of management at lambing time. Effective… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-14-1-99A